bog rush

bog rush

n
(Plants) a blackish tufted cyperaceous plant, Schoenus nigricans, growing on boggy ground
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Justin added: "Once the heavy machines have done their work, a rich diversity of fen plants will return to Cae Gwyn's marl and peat habitat, including the internationally rare black bog rush and the orchids and dragonflies that love these conditions.
The Anglesey and Llyn fens support plants such as black bog rush and great fen sedge, which depend on the area's calcium-rich waters.
Rare bog plants, such as black bog rush and great fen sedge, depend on the area's calcium-rich, acidicwaters, while the fens are home to threatened species such as the southern damselfly, geyer's whorl snail and marsh fritillary butterflies.